There are a range of helmets for kids on the market. But you don’t want any old helmet. You want to buy one that 1) a child or teen actually wants to wear and 2) will do it’s job if it’s ever needed – to protect the head as much as possible in an accident.… Read more »
Our director, Alan Nestor, explains his thoughts on helmets and shares what he wears: “Perhaps only cat memes light up the internet more than a discussion about bike helmets! Well, buckle up – this might light a match! Full disclosure; 1. I wear a helmet. Always have. 2. It is not a legal requirement to… Read more »
A MIPS helmet enhances the fundamental design function of a bicycle helmet – to protect the brain in the event of an impact. Read how, now.
LAST UPDATED 28 JANUARY 2019 You’ll find out the size(s) of any bicycle helmet on this website by checking its product description page. For instance our best selling Specialized Align helmet comes in three sizes: small/medium (52-56cm), medium/large (56-60cm) and extra large (59-64cm). This measurement corresponds with the widest part of the head that the… Read more »
Q. When is an £83.99 bicycle helmet a best buy? A. When it’s Giro’s £149.99 RRP, Mips enhanced, RollCage reinforced, better fitting (courtesy of RocLoc Air), goggle-friendly, best vented, most sweat absorbent, top rated lid for trail riding to date. Sure, it’s easy for us to advocate this helmet, but if you prefer a more… Read more »
Craig is a Customer Sales Assistant in our Aberdeen shop. Here he writes about his passion: Designing and custom painting helmets for downhill racers. “Outside of working at the Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative store in Aberdeen, I design and custom paint helmets under the name Element 9 Graphics. I’ve been into bikes since I was three,… Read more »
You only have one head, so you might as well trade your old helmet in and get a nice shiny new one.
If you’ve visited a trail centre recently you might have been struck by the number of colourful cycling helmets on show.